Asbestos Abatement Search – OSHA Visit Link
Occupational Safety and Health Administration documents regarding asbestos.
Asbestos Evaluating Exposure Visit Link
Determinations of employee exposure shall be made from breathing zone air samples that are representative of the 8-hour TWA and 30-minute short-term exposures of each employee.
Asbestos Hazards – OSHA Visit Link
Asbestos workers have increased chances of getting two principal types of cancer: cancer of the lung tissue itself and mesothelioma, a cancer of the thin membrane that surrounds the lung and other internal organs. These diseases do not develop immediately following asbestos exposure but appear only after several years. The following documents describe the health hazards of asbestos and how to recognize it.
Asbestos OSHA Standards Visit Link
Asbestos is addressed in specific standards for the general industry, shipyard employment, and the construction industry. This page highlights OSHA standards, preambles to final rules (background to final rules), Federal Registers (rules, proposed rules, and notices), directives (instructions for compliance officers), and standard interpretations (official letters of interpretation of the standards) related to asbestos.
Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Visit Link
The information outlined herein is intended to serve only as guidance to persons interested in understanding the regulation of asbestos disposal in New Jersey.
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Visit Link
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES CONSUMER AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Occupational Safety & Health Administration Visit Link
An estimated 1.3 million employees in the construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job. The heaviest exposures occur in the construction industry, particularly during the removal of asbestos during renovation or demolition.
Asbestos is well recognized as a health hazard and is highly regulated. OSHA and EPA asbestos rules are intertwined.